Left to their own devices (confident parenting in a digital age)
Being a parent is one of life’s greatest joys, but it also brings with it big challenges. One particular challenge is how to effectively parent your children in a digital age.
From the day our children take their first few steps in the world, one of our tasks as parents is to teach them life skills, particularly those that will keep them safe. Just as we keep them safe in the physical world, we also have a vital role in keeping our children safe in the online world.
The videos below provide parents with an opportunity to gain an understanding of the online world that our children inhabit. It addresses challenges and gives practical tips on how to parent in a world of screens.
Video content (40 minutes):
- Confident parenting in a digital age (10 minutes)
- The challenge of gaming (10 minutes)
- Contact, conduct and content (4 minutes)
- Practical ideas (6 minutes)
- Living online (7 minutes)
- Session Notes Booklet (downloadable)
Left to their own devices
Fully revised and updated to keep pace with this quickly changing digital world, Katharine Hill's clear, informative book explores the impact of the digital world on teenagers and younger children. Offering encouragement, wisdom and practical advice on topics such as screen time, social media and consumer culture, as well as how to tackle some of the more serious issues of online bullying, grooming and pornography, this book is a lifeline for parents, carers and teachers in an age of digital confusion.